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Cardinal Original Draft - Feldschlösschen Beverages Group

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Cardinal Original DraftCardinal Original Draft

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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 2.31
pDev: 23.38%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Feldschlösschen Beverages Group visit their website

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Nickls on 11-18-2009)
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Reviews by Augustiner719:
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2.08/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Poured from a 500ml can into a .5l glass.

Pours a golden yellow color with carbonation coming up from the bottom of the glass. White fluffy head recedes to a soapy film. Aromas are light grassy notes, a touch of corn sweetness maybe, some sourdough bread notes, not bad. The taste is thin and forgettable. I could mistake this for a bud light but this actually has less taste. Really disappointing and not even a good summer beer. I would rather drink a glass a water and save the calories. mouthfeel is thin and watery also. Overall this is probably ok to boil a hotdog in. The only thing memorable about this beer is that I will remember not to drink it again.

Augustiner719, Apr 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev +29.9%

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thibratschi, Mar 31, 2013
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2.58/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

(From notes)

This is actually a different brew than just regular 'Cardinal', and I can say that it is actually a worse brew, even.

A - Poured with the thinnest of white heads that disappeared before I barely had a chance to register that it was there; clear light yellowy gold color

S - Light maltiness; no real vegetal notes show up; but very straw-like and a touch sweet

T - Hoppiness never really shows up; bit of metallic twang; some light malts; nothing really going on here and fairly bland

M - Thinner and almost watery; was hoping for a bit more body overall in this

D - Not good; just no real decent flavors and the metallic nature drove this down big time.

Not one of the better macro brews that I've found in Switzerland.

Nickls, Nov 18, 2009
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2.4/5  rDev +3.9%

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2.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

250ml bottle poured into a chalice.

A: Clean pale yellow collor with a big white head that dissipates quickly leaving few lacings

S: Poor. Malts basically

T: Watery. Malts and a light bitter end

M: Very light body and medium carbonation

D: Low. Tasteless

eduardolinhalis, Jul 30, 2010
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2.25/5  rDev -2.6%

jeiiVP, Dec 08, 2013
Cardinal Original Draft from Feldschlösschen Beverages Group
70 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.